Charles F. “Chip” Galownia Sr. 84, of Martins Ferry passed away Monday July 20, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital Morgantown WV. He was born June 16, 1936 in Bellaire, a son of the late Stanley and Stella (Stemkowski) Galownia Sr.
He was a retired operator with Quinn Development Co, and retired bus driver with Buckeye Local School Systems, and a Veteran of the US Navy. He was a member of the Martins Ferry Elks and Bellaire American Legion. He was an avid golfer and loved hunting.
In addition to his parents Charles was preceded in death by his loving wife Shirley (Harding) Galownia, a son Timothy Galownia, and an infant daughter Susan A. Galownia, brothers: Louis and Peter Galownia.
Chip is survived by his children; Norman (Jeff Foster) Galownia of Wellsburg, Charles F. (April) Galownia Jr. of Martins Ferry, and Christina (Albert) West of Martins Ferry, brothers: Stanley Galownia of Bridgeport and Thaddeus (Fran) Galownia of Wadsworth, OH, and one grandson William West.
Friends will be received at the Wilson Funeral Home 920 National Road Brookside on Friday July 24, 2020 from 11 am till time of service at 1 pm, with Rev. James Hoff officiating interment in St. Anthony Cemetery Blaine.
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